1. Drugs, Wage Theft, And Boob Tape: Here’s What It’s Really Like Working In Fashion

    Drugs, Wage Theft, And Boob Tape: Here’s What It’s Really Like Working In Fashion

    For starters, she says her salary as an entry-level employee was a paltry $24,000 a year which, even in 2010, wasn’t enough to live on in New York. Fortunately, her parents were able to help her out. “The only people who can afford the jobs and unpaid internships (in fashion) are people with families who will support them,” she says. The hours were long and the work was grueling.

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